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Articles from the July 3, 2014 edition

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 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    July 3, 2014

City: indoor pool would be a financial drain

Although many advocated for an indoor pool during Wednesday's meeting the Sidney pool committee chose an outdoor pool location that will allow for future expansion. The city council has the final say...

 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    July 3, 2014

Road closures planned

As the city continues work on the 10th Ave. federal aid project, it will close the intersections of 10th Ave and Jackson St. as well as the intersection of 10th Ave. and Linden St. starting July 7. The city will remove and replace the pavement at...

 By Caitlin Sievers    Community    July 3, 2014

Probable cause found in child porn case

A Sidney man will be arraigned in Cheyenne County district court on Tuesday for 44 counts of possessing child pornography, a class three felony. Levi Hallett, 26 was arrested in September 2013 when a citizen informant tipped off police that the man... Full story

 By M. Timothy Nolting    Community    July 3, 2014

Across The Fence: A Fourth of July Montage

July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress, convened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, adopted the Declaration of Independence proclaiming the independence of a new United States of America from Great Britai...

 Obituaries    July 3, 2014

Service Notice - Robert A. Hayes

Robert A. Hayes, 74 of Chappell, passed away Sunday evening, June 29, 2014 in the Sidney Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 12th in the Chappell United Methodist Church with Rev. Ezekiel Koech officiating.... Full story

 Community    July 3, 2014

Court Briefs 07-03-14

The following people appeared in Cheyenne County District Court on Wednesday, July 2, before the Honorable Derek Weimer: Kristi Keenan, age 30 of Dalton, appeared for sentencing on an amended charge of Theft by Extortion, a class IV felony. She... Full story

 Community    July 3, 2014

Community Calendar 07-03-14

Friday, July 4 Independence Day The City of Sidney will be closed on Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.  All City Departments will be closed including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be r... Full story

 By William H. Benson    Opinion    July 3, 2014

The Puritan Ethic and the American Revolution

Joseph J. Ellis says in his book, Founding Brothers, “No event in American history, which was so improbable at the time, has seemed so inevitable in retrospect as the American Revolution.” In other words, Ellis contends that the revolution was...

 By For The Sun-Telegraph    Community    July 3, 2014

Dorwart named to Nebraska Wesleyan honors list

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Academic Honors List for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. The list includes Sidney’s Elizabeth Dorwart. A student must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 (on a 4.00 scale)... Full story

 By Will Korn    Sports    July 3, 2014

Talking Sports: From Texas to Sidney-A New Beginning

Just three short weeks ago I was sitting at a computer in Austin, Texas applying for my first full time job in the news industry. I spent hours shelling out application after application to newspapers all over the nation—from Connecticut to...